I Carry: Glock G19 in a Vedder ProDraw OWB Holster

posted on September 15, 2017

Welcome to another episode of "I Carry," Shooting Illustrated's weekly video series covering the guns and gear needed to put together an ideal everyday-carry kit. Today, we have a Glock G19 in a Vedder Holsters ProDraw OWB paddle holster, paired with the company's MagTuck IWB magazine carrier. Rounding out the gear is a TAC5 TAC-800 tactical flashlight, a CRKT Ruger Hollow Point folding knife and a Vedder Holsters Cobra gun belt.

The Gun – Glock G19

  • Chambered in 9 mm with a 15-round magazine capacity
  • Features the company’s safe-action system, which features three independent safeties that disengage sequentially with the deliberate pull of the trigger
  • Compatible with a wide aftermarket of accessories, including Magpul PMags and Trijicon HD XR night sights shown above.

The Holster – Vedder Holsters ProDraw Paddle OWB

  • ProDraw is one of the newest holster designs out from Vedder
  • Constructed from Kydex and molded exactly to the contours of the gun, creating an audible friction-retention lock that keeps the gun secure
  • Features adjustable retention and also allows for mounting and removal without removing your gun belt
  • Available in more than 50 different colors and designs

The Knife – Ruger CRKT Hollow Point Folder

  • From a collection built by CRKT but inspired by the design of Ruger firearms
  • Features retro styling with glass-reinforced nylon handle and is built using a ball-bearing pivot system that allows for easy opening with an ambidextrous thumb stud or blade flipper for one-handed operation
  • Clip can be repositioned for tip-up or tip-down carry, depending on your preference
  • Total length of the blade is 3.2 inches, while the overall knife measures 4.3 inches closed

The Flashlight – Tac5 TAC-800 Tactical Flashlight

  • Features 320 lumens of output and runs off of a common AA battery
  • Features three different modes of operation: high, low and strobe
  • Sliding bezel allows users to manually focus the beam for more concentrated light

The Belt – Vedder Holsters Cobra Quick-Release Gun Belt

  • Another new product introduction from Vedder, which eliminates the need to adjust the hook-and-loop length after every use.
  • Cobra-style buckle can be threaded through 1.5-inch belt loops without any issue.
  • Made in the from double layer of 1.5-inch Nylon webbing

The Mag Carrier – Vedder Holsters MagTuck IWB Mag Carrier

  • Constructed from Kydex and built with a clip made from spring steel, available for belts 1.5-1.75 inches wide
  • Edges are smoothed to allow the carrier to ride up against the skin without irritation
  • Features adjustable retention
  • Available in more than 50 different pattern designs


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